Liposuction and Swelling: What to Expect

Losing weight and improving body shape looks different today than just a decade ago. Many women and men are turning to fat-reducing treatments to shed inches without surgery. While there are great advantages to these procedures, there are also limitations. These limitations are why liposuction continues to be the most popular cosmetic surgery today. Liposuction… Read More »

Breast Augmentation and Your Active Lifestyle

When considering breast augmentation, the expertise and guidance of a board-certified plastic surgeon should ensure a successful procedure, especially for women who wish to continue an active lifestyle. The type and placement of implants will determine how much breast surgery affects your athletic endeavors. For an average woman, her breast augmentation options will not negatively… Read More »

Are Breast Implants Safe?

Safe surgery is critical for women considering breast augmentation. Although the aesthetic results may be desirable, concerns about putting a patient’s health at risk is a legitimate factor when deciding on the surgery. Your plastic surgeon should address any questions about breast implant safety by providing current information about the technology, as well as explaining… Read More »

Smoking and Plastic Surgery: A Dangerous Combination

The risks of smoking are well-documented. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, about 20% of deaths in America are a result of smoking. Tobacco usage increases the risk for stomach, esophagus, mouth, throat, and lung cancers. Smoking also increases the risk factor for other health issues like stroke, emphysema, bronchitis, aneurysms, and… Read More »

Spot Target Stubborn Fat without Surgery – CoolSculpting

While diet and exercise are essential for good health and looking good, many of us find that our fitness efforts aren’t showing the results we desire. Unfortunately, with age the body’s metabolism slows down, and calories affect our body’s outline more and more as the years add up. Often, we go to the gym to… Read More »

Fluid Injection vs. Ultrasound-Assisted Liposuction

Liposuction is one of the most popular plastic surgery procedures in the world. It is highly effective, requires less recovery time than other surgical body contouring procedures, and produces beautiful results. Dr. Gingrass and Dr. Haws offer fluid injection and ultrasound-assisted liposuction procedures to ensure patients receive their most individualized treatment. Here’s how these procedures… Read More »

Pre-Summer Procedures to Book Now

We are well into Spring and pushing toward the summer months. Yes, we are getting closer to warm weather and less clothing! It’s that time of year when many women ask themselves if their body is ready for display. Body contouring procedures are popular in the Spring – and why not? Summer clothing and swimwear… Read More »

Dr. Gingrass and Dr. Haws Discuss the Tummy Tuck with eHealth Radio

Dr. Gingrass and Dr. Haws have performed countless tummy tuck surgeries and have helped many patients regain their confidence and love for their bodies. Recently, Dr. Gingrass and Dr. Haws shared their tummy tuck expertise with eHealth Radio. Listen to this interview with host Eric Michaels & Dr. Mary Gingrass & Dr. Melinda Haws and learn the answers… Read More »